Scripting Collaborative Learning in Agent-Based Systems

  • Gerardo Ayala
Part of the Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning book series (CULS, volume 6)


The chapter discusses an agent-based perspective of scripting for CSCL environments. It presents two approaches for supporting scripting collaborative learning in agent-based systems: (1) on the macro-level of collaborative learning, where agents may support the organization of the learning process through facilitating group configuration and task selection; and (2) on the micro-level of collaborative learning, where agents may support awareness and coordination of activities. Both approaches are presented for two kinds of do-mains: (i) pedagogically structured and (ii) not pedagogically structured do-mains. For both cases, the types of support on the macro and micro levels are examined.


Collaborative Learning Task Assignment Software Agent User Agent Proximal Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerardo Ayala
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  1. 1.Universidad de las Américas-PueblaPuebla

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